FCZ-KT. FORMAL CHARACTERISTICS OF BEHAVIOUR – TEMPERAMENT QUESTIONNAIRE

Authors:
Bogdan Zawadzki, Jan Strelau (1997)
Age:
Adolescents, adults.
Procedure:
Individual or group administration; no time limit; approximately 30 min.
Test users:
Psychologists (psychology diploma required).

The questionnaire assesses the basic, biologically determined dimensions of personality which characterise the formal aspects of behaviour.

DESCRIPTION: A self-report questionnaire. It consists of 120 items in the form of statements to which the subject responds YES or NO. The items are grouped into six scales: Briskness, Perseveration, Sensory Sensitivity, Emotional Reactivity, Endurance, and Activity. The Regulative Theory of Temperament elaborated by J. Strelau provides the theoretical framework for the FCT-KZ. The data collected during construction of the questionnaire suggest that the results are relatively independent of education and verbal skills.

RELIABILITY: Satisfactory internal consistency for all six scales.

VALIDITY: Assessed e.g. on a basis of the connection  of the questionnaire score with selected psychophysiological indices and scores of other questionnaires or tests - examining temperament, personality, and cognitive abilities.

NORMS: Standard nine, developed after examining a sample of above 4000 persons, presented for six age groups (15 - 19, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 – 59, and  60 - 80), separately for men and women.

APPLICATIONS: Job counseling, educational counseling, scientific and clinical research.

MATERIALS:

•    Kit (manual, set of scoring keys, 25 test sheets)
•    Manual
•    Test sheets (25 copies)
•    Scoring keys (set of 6)

Note! There is also a FCZ-KT FORMAL CHARACTERISTICS OF BEHAVIOUR – TEMPERAMENT QUESTIONNAIRE Computerised version and a program to calculate the results (PSI-TEST).

Please note: All of our tests are published in Polish. There are not available other language versions of our tools.

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